Youngstown State University’s Cliffe College of Creative Arts & Communication announces a performance by the American Brass Quintet on Friday, January 24 at 7:30pm at the Ford Family Recital Hall, Eleanor Beecher Flad Pavilion, DeYor Performing Arts Center. The performance is the third in the 2019-2020 Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series.
The American Brass Quintet (ABQ) is recognized globally as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time and was the 2013 recipient of Chamber Music America’s highest honor, the Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award for significant and lasting contributions to the field.
ABQ’s rich history includes multiple international performances, concerts in all 50 states, a discography of nearly 60 recordings, and premieres of over 150 contemporary brass works, with commissions by many leading composers. Committed to the promotion of brass chamber music through education, ABQ has been in residence at The Juilliard School since 1987 and the Aspen Music Festival since 1970. Through its acclaimed performances, diverse programming, commissioning, extensive discography and educational mission, the American Brass Quintet has created a legacy in the brass field.
Current members include Kevin Cobb, trumpet; Louis Hanzlik, trumpet; Eric Reed, horn; Michael Powell, trombone and John D. Rojak, bass trombone.
To purchase tickets, call 330-744-4269, visit youngstownsymphony.com or visit the box office during regular business hours. Ticket prices are adult, $32; senior citizen and YSU faculty/staff, $27; youth under 18, $5; free for YSU students and children.
Parking is available in adjacent lots. More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307.